California Real Estate Salesperson Examination Content

DRE attempts to place proper emphasis on the different content areas of the examinations. The real estate salespersons exam is 3 hours 15-minutes long. To pass the salesperson examination and become eligible for a license, examinees must correctly answer at least 70 % of the questions on the test, which is 105 out of 150 [...]

VIDEO: Requirements to Obtain a California Real Estate Salesperson License

Before applying for a California Real Estate Salesperson license, be sure you’re eligible under DRE’s guidelines. This video explains the requirements to apply for a Real Estate Salesperson license with the California Bureau of Real Estate. All qualification requirements must be met before you can be scheduled for the salesperson examination. If you are not [...]

By | 2017-04-03T09:18:18-08:00 April 3rd, 2017|California real estate licensing|

The Review of 2016 California Real Estate Licensing

In 2016, there were 50,201 exams administered, 22,916 people passed the California real estate exam and became licensed salesperson, according to Bureau of Real Estate January 2017 Indian Wells Forum Presentation. By comparison, just 11,400 people became agents in 2012. This Bureau of Real Estate figures also shows 46,308 California Real Estate Salesperson Licensee renewed [...]

Already licensed in another state? Pre-licensing education from another state

California has no agreements with other States to waive its licensing requirements for someone already licensed in another state. But if you have a real estate salesperson’s or broker’s license in another state, you may have already completed some equivalent courses that fulfill your California Real Estate Licencing requirements. Do you still have to take [...]

By | 2017-01-23T14:51:58-08:00 January 23rd, 2017|California real estate licensing|

How to facilitate your interactions with California Bureau of Real Estate

Recently, the Licensing section rolled out an e-mail notification enhancement for examinees and licensees. However, the Licensing section is facing many challenges due to the increasing workload. With the favorable real estate market and historically low interest rates, California Bureau of Real Estate has experienced a substantial increase in examination and license applications. In Fiscal [...]

By | 2017-01-10T14:14:11-08:00 November 19th, 2016|California real estate licensing|

California Real Estate Licensing and Examination Activity

A recovering housing market appears to be drawing more Californians into the real estate industry. California issued 10 percent more Real Estate salesperson licenses in the Fiscal Year of 2015–16 than 2014–15, State figures show. The number of applications for examinations and licensure has steadily increased over the past four fiscal years. This includes a [...]

California Real Estate License: Continuing Education Requirements

In July 2015, the Governor signed Assembly Bill 345, amending Section 10170.5 of the California Business and Professions Code (“the Code”). The provisions of this Code section take effect on January 1, 2016. The essence of this amendment requires that broker licensees complete upon their first renewal as a broker, a three-hour continuing education course [...]

By | 2017-01-10T14:14:12-08:00 October 4th, 2016|California real estate licensing|

Out-of-State California real estate licensing guide

Are you interested in getting a California Real Estate License but do not reside in California? Here’s a guide for Out-of-State Applicants to obtain a California real estate license. California has no reciprocity with any other state to allow a waiver of any of the requirements to obtain a license. This means a real estate [...]

By | 2017-01-10T14:14:12-08:00 September 21st, 2016|California real estate licensing|
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